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    famished

    famished - Dictionary definition and meaning for word famished

    Definition
    (adj) extremely hungry
    Synonyms : esurient , ravenous , sharp-set , starved
    Example Sentence
    • they were tired and famished for food and sleep
    • a ravenous boy
    • the family was starved and ragged
    • fell into the esurient embrance of a predatory enemy
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for famished

FAMine+shed-You shed lot of weight in FAMINE due to unsatisfied hunger.

famished is very close to word finished ...think of the time when you are EXTREMELY HUNGRY AND the food gets finished ...

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to gain FAME u have to SHED weight for which u have eat little which will make u xtremely hungry = FAMISHED :) easy na!!

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